Apex Accelerators of Missouri – University of Missouri (MU) Extension

Apex Accelerators of Missouri assists businesses in obtaining federal, state and local government contracts.


Procurement specialists will help you in identifying opportunities and understanding the contracting process so you can take advantage of government sales dollars.

Partially funded by a grant from the Defense Logistics Agency and a cooperative agreement with the University of Missouri to assist small businesses in government procurement, Apex Accelerators of Missouri makes the following services available to businesses in Missouri:

  • Bid matching (matching a client’s products/services with what the government is currently buying)
  • Assisting clients to market their products or services to government agencies
  • Bid Assistance
  • Access to federal/military specifications and standards
  • Procurement price histories
  • Educational seminars
  • Electronic data interchange services
  • Registration Assistance for federal, state and local government contracting (System for Award Management – SAM)
  • Certification Assistance for federal, state and local government certifications (8a, HUBZone, WOSB, SDVOSB, MBE, WBE, DBE) 

Services Provided

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Obtaining Government Funding

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Certification (Specialty)
  • Government and Military Specifications (Specialty)
  • Price History (Specialty)
  • Registration Assistance (Specialty)
  • Subcontracting Opportunities (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Government Contracts (Specialty)
Contact Information
Jana Weitkempter
University of Missouri MU Extension
E2437G Lafferre Hall
Columbia, MO 65211